Speakers Express

Speaker's Express maintains a roster of highly trained and esteemed facilitators and presenters to offer expertise of benefit to even the strongest of leadership teams by contributing structure, timely and thought-provoking content, encouraging participation, and helping to build consensus. Whether you are planning a one-day seminar, a multi-day board retreat, or a conference for hundreds of executives and care providers, our Speakers Express service provides access to high caliber, experienced faculty.

Featured Speakers

  • Laura Adams

    Laura Adams is the President and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI).

  • James E. Orlikoff

    President of Orlikoff & Associates, Inc.

  • William F. Jessee

    Chief Medical Officer and Senior Advisor, Integrated Healthcare Strategies

  • Ian Morrison, PhD

    Internationally known speaker on health care

  • Paul H. Keckley, PhD

    Managing Director, Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis

Speaker News

Speakers Express Welcomes Thomas Royer, M.D.

Thomas Royer, Speakers ExpressTHOMAS ROYER, M.D.
After 12 years of service as the founding CEO and President of CHRISTUS Health, Thomas C. Royer, M.D. transitioned to the CEO-Emeritus role on March 1, 2011. In his twelve years with the organization, Dr. Royer led CHRISTUS Health through a remarkable period of growth, making it one of the ten largest Catholic health care systems in the country today. The international health system consists of 40 hospitals and long-term care facilities and multiple clinics, as well as a myriad of other health programs in more than 60 communities in Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Georgia, Missouri, and Mexico. The system employs approximately 30,000 full and part-time associates and engages with 9,000 employed, contracted, and independent practitioners.

In 2006, 2007, and 2008, Dr. Royer was named as one of the Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare by Modern Physician Magazine. He was also named in 2010 to the Becker’s Hospital Review’s annual list of the 60 best leaders in hospitals and health systems. Additionally, in recognition of his outstanding work as a clinician, leader, and executive, Dr. Royer was awarded the American Hospital Association Lifetime Achievement Award and was made an Honorary Fellow in the American College of Physician Executives.

Before joining CHRISTUS Health, Dr. Royer served as an integral part of the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, the Johns Hopkins Medical Services Corporation/ Wyman Park Medical Associates in Baltimore, and the Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. In addition, Dr. Royer assisted in a challenging transition period for nine months in 2011-2012, as the interim CEO of the Parkland Health System, Dallas, TX. Dr. Royer is currently a Partner with Royer-Maddox-Herron Advisors.

Besides leading and operating major health systems, Dr. Royer has extensive experience in developing physician partnerships, focusing on providing measurable, high quality patient care, which is provided at affordable, lower costs.

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Speakers Express

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Physician Leadership Forum
Physician Leadership Forum

Speakers Express is pleased to announce its partnership with the Physician Leadership Forum. The AHA's Physician Leadership Forum is a new way for physicians and hospitals to advance excellence in patient care.

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Speakers Express 2014

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Knowledge Experts
Knowledge Experts

Our speakers are proven professionals who are viewed as the "go to" leaders in their respective fields of expertise.

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Speaking Topics
Speaking Topics

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Client List

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